Postgraduate entry requirements by region


Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Pakistan.

If you have a 4-year Undergraduate degree from an HEC recognised university in Pakistan you can be considered for admission onto most one year Taught Master programmes, however, you must have achieved a minimum of a First Class Bachelors Degree (Division 1).

Entry to our research programmes

If you have a master’s degree from an HEC recognised university in Pakistan you can usually be considered for postgraduate research programmes.

  • Master of Science by Research (MSc by Research)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

A research proposal is required in submitting your application.

However, entry requirements vary by programme, and you should check the detailed entry requirements are listed under each programme on the Degree Finder.

Degree Finder

How to write a research proposal

Further guidance on academic entry requirements

You can also obtain further guidance on admissions requirements from staff in the College Admissions Offices.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

College of Science and Engineering

English Language requirements

All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of English language competency, regardless of their nationality or country of residence. These requirements are listed by programme.

English Language advice

Specific English language requirement by programme

Applicant support

Our representatives for Pakistan are Rupal Parikh and Rachael Parsons.

You can contact us for advice and support by emailing:

Browse our events calendar to see if we are hosting an event in your area:

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Review student visa requirements on our Student Immigration Service website:

Student Immigration Service

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We currently work with education agents in many different countries and regions globally:

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Student Numbers

There are around 7,250 students from Asia currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.